Why is energy important?

Peter Hall from Scion explains why we need ...

The fire triangle

Oxygen, fuel and heat are needed for fire to ...

Heat energy is in volcanoes and ice

Heat energy is all around us – in volcanoes ...

Observation in science

Associate Professor Alison Cree and Dr Phil ...

Particles in collision

Tiny particles in solids, liquids and gases ...

How things ignite

Heated molecules are loosened, moving apart ...

Wave length, height and frequency

A wave can be described by its length, height ...

Radiation

Radiation is the heat that we feel coming ...

Convection

Convection transfers heat through the air. As ...

Conduction

Conduction moves heat through a material. It ...

Burning showing complete combustion

In complete combustion, the burning fuel will ...

Flashover and backdraught

In this video clip, Associate Professor ...

Burning showing incomplete ...

Incomplete combustion produces products such ...

Smoke

Smoke is a collection of tiny unburnt ...

Residual waste and biomass

Peter Hall from Scion explains that residual ...

New Zealand’s energy demand

Peter Hall from Scion discusses New Zealand’s ...

Flammability of furniture

In this video clip, Associate Professor ...

Slowing down fire

In this video clip, Associate Professor ...

Insulation with feathers

Keeping warm involves stopping the transfer ...

Log fire

Fires are different depending on the ...

Comparison burning of two sofas

This video compares the burning of a ...

The Sun

The sun is the source for nearly all energy ...

Nigel blows stuff up

Nigel Latta Blows Stuff Up is a new science ...

Wildfire

Fires are different depending on the ...

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